Keyword:Classical Music Singer Musician Autobiography


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Basso Cantante: An Autobiography

By: Franklin, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Duckworth: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10512

ISBN: 0715604163

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

232pp, frontis, 6 plates. View more info

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Kyra Vayne: A Voice Reborn

By: Vayne, Kyra with Palmer, Andrew

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 1999

Seller ID: 12487

ISBN: 1900850273

Condition: New

190pp, 8 plates. Foreword by Sue Lawley. ; Kyra Vayne was born in Petrograd in 1916. Her White Russian parents fled to London when she was a small child, amid scenes of great chaos. She became a singer and at the height of her career appeared with some of the greats of the era including Gigli, Gobbi, Bergonzi and the young Janet Baker. Disaster struck when her agent committed suicide; on his death Kyra quit the stage forever and became a secretary at the BBC. In the early 1990s Kyra's career blossomed anew with the release of three CDs of her music recorded at her peak and made from old tapes ... View more info